Road Tests Real world tests of Zonda vs Ferrari Enzo

Top speed

Top Gear track time

1/4 mile

Nurburgring time

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Pagani Zonda

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Sticky cornering g 1.4 g vs 1.01 g Around 40% sticky cornering g
More expensive sticker price $1M vs $650k Around 55% more expensive harder to own
More torque 575 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM vs 485 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM Around 20% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Bigger engine 7,291 cc vs 5,998 cc More than 20% bigger engine
Back view of Ferrari Enzo

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Faster in the quarter mile 10.8 s vs 12.1 s More than 10% faster at the drag strip
Faster to 60mph 3.14 s vs 3.6 s Around 15% faster to 60mph
Higher redline 8,200 RPM vs 7,000 RPM More than 15% more revs

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Zonda  vs
Ferrari Enzo 
Brand Pagani Ferrari
Price 1,000,000 650,000
Year 2006 2002-2005
City mileage 12 MPG 12 MPG
Highway mileage 22 MPG 18 MPG

design

Chief designer Horacio Pagani Ken Okuyama
Platform Pagani Zonda Platform Ferrari F50
Generation First Generation First Generation
Body style 2-door roadster 2-seat Berlinetta
Top type Soft removable Hard fixed

transmission

Transmission make Pagani 6 Speed manual Ferrari F1 6-speed semi-automatic
Drivetrain 2WD 2WD
Shift system Manual Semi-automatic
Gearing Traditional Continuously-variable
# of gears 6 N/A
Gear ratios
1: 2.88:1
2: 1.77:1
3: 1.27:1
4: 1:1
5: 0.83:1
6: 0.71:1
Axle ratio 3.36:1 4.1:1
Paddle shifters N/A Standard, Left Down / Right Up

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front suspension Alunimum Alloy Wishbones w/Pull-Rod Springs, Olhins Adjustable Dampers, Anti-Roll Bar, Independent Double wishbone, Independent
Rear suspension Alunimum Alloy Wishbones w/Pull-Rod Springs, Olhins Adjustable Dampers, Anti-Roll Bar, Independent Double wishbone, Independent
Front brakes Brembo 14.9 in Ventilated Discs Brembo Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes Brembo 14.9 in Ventilated Discs Brembo Ventilated Disc
Front tires Michelin 225/35x19 Pilot Sport 2 Ferrari Bridgestone Potenza RE050A Scuderia 245/35 ZR 19
Front wheels 483/? 229 245/35 19
Wheel material Forged Aluminium/Magnesium Alloy Aluminum alloy
Rear tires Michelin 335/30x20 Pilot Sport 2 Ferrari Bridgestone Potenza RE050A Scuderia 345/35 ZR 19
Rear wheels 508/? 330 345/35 19
Wheel material Forged Aluminium/Magnesium Alloy Aluminum alloy

road tests

Zonda  vs
Ferrari Enzo 
Top speed 214 mph 218 mph
1/4 mile 12.1 s 10.8 s
0-60mph 3.6 s 3.14 s
Lateral acceleration 1.4 g 1.01 g
Top gear time 1:17.80 1:19.0
20.6km nurburgring time 7:24.44 7:25.70
Drag coefficient 0.37 0.35
Downforce
Downforce
Downforce

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 4.34 lb/hp 4.63 lb/hp
Maximum hp 650 HP @ 6,200 RPM 650 HP @ 7,800 RPM
Maximum torque 575 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM 485 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM
Max RPM 7,000 RPM 8,200 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Weight distribution 46%/54% 43%/57%
Steering system Rack and pinion w/variable power assist Rack and pinion

engine

Engine make Mercedes-Benz M180 V12 Ferrari 6.0 L Tipo F140B V12
Displacement 7,291 cc 5,998 cc
Cylinders V12 V12
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 11:1 11.2:1
Bore/stroke 3.6 in / 3.64 in 3.62 in / 2.96 in
Block material Aluminum alloy Aluminum alloy
Cylinder head material Aluminum alloy Aluminum alloy
Valvetrain Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC) Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC)
VVT system Generic VVT Ferrari VVT
Valves per cylinder 4 4

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,822 lb 3,009 lb
Width 80.9 in 80.1 in
Height 44.9 in 45.2 in
Length 174.6 in 185.1 in
Wheelbase 107.5 in 104.3 in
Has a rear spoiler Yes Yes
Pagani Zonda Roadster F Clubsport
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